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Jul 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, after an extensive study in march using high-tech equipment that uncovered a new problem. using high-tech equipment like the type diver at optical cables, inspectors found a potential outbreak in southwest baltimore in march. >> due to the proactive work of the baltimore city department of public works, we have gotten ahead of a potentially serious matter. >> most of the large water main breaks were caused by a stressed pipes sold to the nation for decades ago. dpw will begin adjustments. they will adjust 3 16-inch sections of the 54-inch main. >> please refrain from outside watering, car washing, until after sunset or during the early morning hours. please do not wash clothes or dishes or do non-essential indoor cleaning using water until late in the evenings or early morning trade used clothes washers or dishwashers only with full loads. we're asking that you remember that short showers use less water than filling a tub. >> dpw says there is a chance that water service could be interrupted, but using the conservation tips will reduce that chance. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 as. >> o
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Jul 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. and bob costas will be with us to talk about the fallout. nbc news exclusive, richard with those who lived an unimaginable day. >>> tonight, an alert from doctors about propeca, serious side effects that could be permanent. >>> and rock of ages. they've been playing hard since jfk was in the white house. tonight mick and keith and company take time to reflect on 50 years as the stones. "nightly news" begins now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. penn state may never ever recover from this. in case you had any doubt about the impact of the child sex abuse scandal that's enveloped one of the great names in college sports, today made it crystal clear when the report came out from louis freeh, former head of the fbi, saying some powerful campus leaders showed a total and consistent disregard for abuse victims while protecting other big names on campus versus the rights of powerless victims. it was another devastating day in state college, pennsylvania. before we hear from bob costas on the imp
NBC
Jul 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
humidity is not at an extreme level and the rain is to the south of us. is see some in pennsylvania and new jersey. the real showers are in extreme southern maryland and the lower eastern shore. than we didre sun yesterday. we're starting the morning off in great shape. no rain. we will check the traffic with sarah. >> we're glad to report that. in the city we have some fire department activity near orleans. maybe some lane closures with fire equipment in the way. speeds around 67 on the north side over towards the harrisburg expressway. around 62 as you travel on the west side towards 70. no delays on 70 in towards the beltway. five minutes on southbound 95 down towards the fort mchenry. eight minutes on southbound 95 towards the harbor tunnel. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 50. checking out fine to and from the annapolis region. traffic on the north side. out of traffic is moving without delay towards the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> some eye opening insights. calls for water conservation. >> kim dacey joins us live. there are any breaks in
NBC
Jul 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
president of the school says that is exactly what is needed at a school where football used it as a means to exert power. >> there is no action we can take that can remove the pain and anguish, but we can do is impose sanctions that reflect the magnitude of these terrible acts. >> penn state did not get a complete suspension of its program. instead, the school pays $60 million for an endowed fund, loses 10 scholarships a year, banned from post-season play, and have all went from 1998 through last season ticket from the record books, meeting joe paterno is no longer the winningest coach stan -- coach in n.c.a.a. history. >> the sports themselves can become too big to fail, indeed, too big to even challenge. >> the n.c.a.a. relied on the penn state investigation into the scandal in crafting its punishment. sandusky will spend the rest of his life in jail. joe paterno's statue has caught inside from its place outside the stadium. still, the n.c.a.a. felt compelled to act. >> we feel confident we are doing the right thing, but nobody feels good about this. nobody feels like this is a po
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
out what your guilty pleasure was. twitter verse has a lot to say about it. we want you to tweet us your guilty pleasure. >> we do. if you're not familiar with twitter, sign up for twitter, then give your guilty pleasure to #guiltypleasure. we'll some of your responses on the air. >> good morning, natalie. >> good morning, everyone. a fiery train wreck explosion in ohio forced the evacuation of homes and businesses within a mile of the crash site. at least two people were injured in the derailment. officials say the burning cars contain ethanol and they plan to let it burn off over the next several hours before reassessing this situation. >>> the jetblue pilot who disrupted his own flight by ranting about religion and terrorists suffered a brief psychotic disorder due to a lack of sleep, according to psychologists who testified at his trial this monday. a judge found clayton osbon not guilty by reason of insanity. he's currently at a mental health facility awaiting another court hearing. the flight from new york to las vegas was safely diverted to texas after passengers subdued the
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Jul 25, 2012 2:05am EDT
showed her -- now she is apparently in scotland. in her concert she uses fake guns as props. >> right. during one of the numbers. >> okay. this isn't actually from her concert but this is the idea of what she does. >> not just her, but it's her backup singers. >> right. i guess the concert organizers asked her in light of what happened in colorado and other things not to use the fake weaponry. >> out of respect for the victims of the massacre. >> yes. and we have a quote from somebody. >> we don't believe it was from liz, her official -- >> but a member of the staff told the huffington post -- her entire career she has fought against people telling her what she can and cannot do and she is not going to start listening to them now. >> so we'd love to know what you think. >> they say it's part of her art. >> i understand the whole artistic concept that you want freedom, but at the same time we are all on this planet together. she talks a lot about peace and talks about through her kabala loving one another. sometimes you have to put your own personal will down for the greater good of th
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Jul 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
almost 110 at salisbury. sheldon dutes is in the heat and monitoring. he tells us what it is like at the stadium. >> it is very toasty outside. i use this as the one excuse out of the year to wear shorts to work today. firefighters at the african- american festival have treated up to 20 people for heat-related illnesses. folks are determined to have fun and trying to stay cool. as temperatures climbed into triple digits, people at the african-american festival did whatever they could to stay cool. misting zones, fans, and bottled water helped to beat the heat. as anyone will tell you, it is still hot. >> not as hot as afghanistan right now. that is a plus for us right now. the uniform is an honor to where anytime you can. >> volunteer firefighters were on hand for emergencies. across the state, nine people have died from extreme heat. doctors are urging everyone to be mindful. >> protect themselves as much as possible. light clothing, using an umbrella, shave. >> emergency rooms have seen an increase in patients from heat- related illnesses because of the power outages and heat. offi
NBC
Jul 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
, gus, good to have you on the program, thank you for joining us on the program. >>> thank you. >> so we got the jobs numbers out on friday, the unemployment rate at 8.2%, the number of jobs created, another big disappointment. 80 thousand jobs, what did you expect? and what do you think it tells us about the economy right now. >> well, the adp number came out the day before, people were very excited about the number, which was up. in fact when the labor department number came out it was really off a little bit from where people had previously expected it to be, a little bit of disappointment. it didn't surprise us. we expected weakness throughout the summer, we think the economy will start to improve in the latter part of the year, perhaps the latter part of the third quarter and fourth quarter. >> and as the economy has gotten worse, the federal reserve says we will be there if more stimulus is needed. we saw global moves, the bank of england and china, what is your outlook on the global economy? and is it all up to the feds at this point? >> well, i think it needs a lot of coordina
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Jul 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tomorrow will be the worst and that looks look like this will continue. lowell melser joins us from outside and we have had a few days where it's been so bad. >> no one is looking forward to tomorrow. 97 at the thermometer here. with the hot weather comes poor air quality and that's the main reason people get sick. the maryland department of the environment issued a code orange warning today saying the young people than the elderly are at risk. another scorching hot day in the area. he says he has seen more and more people who work outside making their way inside to the emergency room. >> they usually feel better quickly. >> as of the temperatures were not enough, the maryland department of the environment says our air quality is so poor they have issued a chord -- code orange warning. >> the recorded in the forecast and then there reported afterwards. this is based on epa standards. >> they have determined that there is a lot of pollution in the air that is literally cooking the atmosphere. 11 news of learned 70% of all the state's air pollution comes from other state and smoke from the co
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 2:05am EDT
to talk about dating. that's not us. we're not that gross. >> we're going to talk about the battle of the sexes. >> this is cool. there are a lot of guys looking for work. they're all shlubby and they -- >> they're looking for chicks like us. >> yeah. anyway, they're getting a makeover. so we're going to have a complete makeover. >> we love our guys tell-all panel, ryan serhant, chuck nice, rick younger, and -- remember this guy? from "the bachelor," bob guiney. >> he got married. >> but it didn't work out. >> that's a shame. welcome, bob. we're so glad. >> we're glad to be here. half of them don't, bob. >> one out of two, bob. my first one didn't, hoda's first -- we're all in this together, all right? >> are you comfy? by the way, i get why guys sit in these easy chairs and eat funyuns. >> i don't understand how you get in them. i don't understand how you get out. these things are unbelievable. they're also ugly as sin. but i like it. >> cozy. you got your frank gifford shirt on? >> i wouldn't show up in anything else. we only have about a hundred of these hanging around at home.
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Jul 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
from b.g.e. joining us on the phone. i know you guys are making progress. i've seen it myself. the routes are back on on route 140 yesterday, what is the situation this morning? >> we have making progress. we have over 600 out-of-state utility workers that are coming en route to us and they'll be augmenting the fight. the problem really was as was the case with irene or any other storm that is the nature of this damage, it's taking manpower to get out there, cut away the trees, understand what you have and get the lights and power back on by restoring all of the pieces of equipment that keep our service on on a regular basis. >> you guys know it's hot so you're working as fast as you can. >> well, we are. the problem is, though, i think -- think about society. our expectations have all changed. and we want our power back on now. and i think people forget very quickly the sound of that storm as it rolled through, the feeling of the house shaking. this was violent. and the reality is it took a lot of toll on our system and not just our system. this was the entire region. and we said
NBC
Jul 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
situation out of a bad situation. the closest store to us is in philadelphia right now. a strong isolate the storm. something isolated could crop up with a storm near philadelphia. there is some storm activity are around the region up toward new york, new eland and back toward ohio and north carolina. -- new england and back toward ohio and north carolina. we will talk about the forecast for the week ahead coming up. >> since the heat is sticking around, emergency cooling centers will stay open for the rest of the week. they will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. if you are concerned about a neighbor, please check in on them. you should call 311 if you are concerned. if it is an emergency, call 911. we also got word this afternoon that 42 baltimore county schools are without power so they will be closed tomorrow. summer school has started yet. officials say staff at the close schools will be contacted about where and when to return to work. it is not just maryland cleaning up after the storm. in d.c., hundreds of thousands are without power and debris is covering the streets
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Jul 19, 2012 2:05am EDT
we have 340,000 that talk to us on facebook. >> yes, we do. we've got to beat the first hour's. they're up to a million. >> the "today" show has a million facebook likes. there's a big foam thumb that everyone is passing around. we don't have as many in our own little hour. >> we don't understand that. we have rabid fans. >> we have 340,000 and we need to jack it up. so get on it. >> so doctors are raising concerns about this drug, which we typically hear, like it can raise heart rates in some cases. dr. oz, who is so adorable, says the magic bullet is not out there. the old-fashioned way is the best way, earn it. for morbidly obese people, it gives hope. >> we're happy for them. >>> good news about bruce springsteen. he's back in business. he was playing in hyde park with sir paul mccartney and because it was 10:00 at night and so late, they decided to pull the plug because the concert went on beyond the time it should. well, bruce springsteen got the last word. he went to dublin, he brought his own amplifiers. >> generator. >> whatever. plugged them in. and he picked up where
NBC
Jul 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
served on the columbia housing corporation. lowell melser joins us live from howard county police headquarters with details. >> we have been able to confirm that howard county police detectives are looking into one employee at the nonprofit columbia housing corporation. at this point they will not reveal what it is about. if you did not know where to look, you would probably miss it. tucked away in a corner lot in this industrial park in colombia is the headquarters of the columbia housing corporation. according to its web site, it is the premier nonprofit agency in howard county, providing safe, high-quality, affordable rental housing to low and moderate income families and those who are physically and mentally challenged. so why would police served a warrant their wednesday? >> we did receive an allegation of possible improper activity. we have not arrested or charged anyone, but we are still looking into the possibility that there might been something inappropriate. >> we have served a search warrant to gather information that might be useful in the case. >> which tried to seek
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Jul 22, 2012 11:30am EDT
, creator of the muppets. >> scientists say these mice may be able to teach us a better way to lose weight. >> i'll tell you about one teen's amazing journey from water treatment to royal treatment. >> drunk drivers are not only dangerous to themselves, but to everyone on the road. >> join me at the big top, where some local visually impaired students will get the chance to feel the ringling bros. barnum & bailey circus. >> so, get ready. "teen kids news" starts right now. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. here's this week's top story. social networking -- speak to any kid, and they'll tell you it's as much a part of their daily routine as eating dinner. speak to anyone from law enforcement, and they'll tell you that it can be an invitation for trouble. the internet is a two-way window. it allows us to research school projects and keep up with our friends. but social-networking sites also let outsiders into our lives -- outsiders who may try to kidnap, hurt, and even kill kids. and those dangers are very real. there are 665,000 known sex offenders in the u.s. t
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
south of us on the radar. we have scattered cloudiness. all the action will be to the south. high pressure to the north will bring us another typical summer day today. we'll talk about it in detail coming up. now we want to check on the dry pavement. >> good morning. a couple of things to get to. off and on road in pasadena, we have an accident. it sounds serious -- on a mountain road. southbound route 26 is shut down. use extra caution. the major roadways scoring great shape. 11 minutes on the outer loop. same thing on the west side. 10 minutes from the beltway southwest down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. 83 x shawan road checks out just fine all the way down. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is security. building but overall a smooth ride audience higher beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are trying to find out what caused a suspect to cut someone in north baltimore. police responded around 9:30 on tuesday night and found a victim suffering from cut wounds. police say they do have a suspt in custody. searching for a boy that we
NBC
Jul 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
let cool temperatures. school is not a word we will be using this week because the showers will bring in a warm front which will he tell us up. -- which will keep us up. -- heat us up. the eastern part of the city will get most of the light showers. the strongest of the rain is between st. michaels and annapolis right now. no thunder and lightning, just rain showers. nothing behind it immediately. we will talk about rain this afternoon and heat and timidity in the atmosphere. -- and humidity and the atmosphere. >> one person is dead after police test involves shooting in baltimore city early this morning. officials said when officers responded, the suspect failed to comply with police. police say they searched his pocket for -- and found a semiautomatic handgun. >> the officer encountered the suspect and the officer fired his weapon at least one time shooting a suspect and the suspect has died at the hospital. the weapon has been recovered. >> homicide is investigating. >> another police-involved shooting in baltimore county where they had no choice but to shoot a man who greete
NBC
Jun 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
generator power. residents are asked to use water only for essential purposes. the restrictions may be in effect until monday. baltimore officials are asking residents to use water wisely so that water tends can refill because of downed trees, all electric fields to the puppy station have been impacted. >> one of the things we are encouraging everyone to do is to continue conserving through this sea waves. even though our reservoirs are in excellent condition, they are virtually filled. it takes a lot of energy, it takes a lot of work at the pumps to produce massive quantities of water. >> avoid filling up pulls and avoiding power washers. at least two deaths in maryland are blamed on the storm, both by falling trees. >> a tree apparently killed a 71-shulman in her bed. kevin o'brien was pronounced dead at the scene. two passengers were treated for minor injuries. crews are surge in the water 50 nautical miles south of annapolis for one person whose fishing boat capsized early this morning. maryland is just one of several states on the receiving end that the severe storm has impacted.
NBC
Jul 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
joining us for 11 news today. >> another pleasant morning. .> we're on summer right now it is summer. >> you say we could simmer down. >> today we are cooling off this morning. temperatures have dropped another degree. down to 70 downtown. the humidity will drop by 10:00 a.m. this morning. the barometer is showing a rising tendency. 77 at the science center and that is down from an hour ago. 74% the humidity. the high barometer looks like a good forecast today. let's check out the traffic right now. >> good morning. one problem in at windsor mill. old court road at carleton lane, police are reporting to an accident. 66 on 70 moving in from 32 towards the beltway. problem free as we traveled south on 95 towards 100. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. eight minutes to travel on 895 from the 95 merged down to the harbor tunnel tolls. here's a quick live look at traffic. we should see some delays but a nice start as you travel from 795 to the west side. this is the j.f.x. at coldspring lane. problem free from the beltway all the way into town. that is the latest on traffic puls
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Jul 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
was among those offering words of comfort. >> hallie jackson joins us live with the latest on the story. good morning. >> the message to those struggling to understand is to focus on the victims appeared remember them. balloons floated skyward at a vigil to remember 12 people killed in colorado. the young this was just 6 years old. ♪ ♪ i once was lost >> family members met with net met who flew to colorado. >> i come to them not so much as president as i do as a father and as a husband. >> his visit came less than a day before the suspect appears in court. >> after he has felt the full force of our justice system will be remembered are the good people who were impacted by this tragedy. >> as night fell, so did the rain. so many candles burned brightly. >> out of this darkness a brighter day is going to come. >> mitt romney opened his fundraiser in california with a moment of silence and said obama's visit to colorado was the right thing. >> the shooting changed the tone of the presidential campaign. >> both candidates seem to back off over the weekend. both candidates pulled t
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Jul 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
use some rain. 8 inches for the entire year. and the rain we get will be beneficial. seven-day forecast. we heat up. we see the rain chances return and a big drops in temperatures. >> the greatest oral -- the greatest orioles pitcher. check out that statute. many former orioles great store on hand including cal ripken and eddie murray who will soon have their statues unveiled. >> what makes me emotional is the fact that i did it all here and people supported me. the statue is symbolic. we had a lot of other great pitchers. >> you can hear more about his big honor. >> a local basketball coach was also honored yesterday. families and friends put on a series of basketball games to help pay for his medical treatment as he battles alzheimer's disease. >> this was not just a basketball game, but a chance for teammates to give back to someone who made a difference in their lives. >> i think he was a guy that really instilled in me a lot of value, a lot of encouragement to analyze more. >> the legendary coach led them to national rankings in 1992. just one year later, he brought a foot
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Jul 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
opening ceremonies from the london olympics. oo used to the nice weather we had yesterday. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> it will be another hot one today. >> the heat is on. yesterday was a real treat. today we will crank it up about 20 degrees. right now, 71 at the airport and the dew points are in the low to mid 60's. the actual temperature will be about 98 today. the index between 100 and 105 and the possibility of some scattered thunderstorms. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have some good news on northbound 95 on the ramp to westbound 100. all lanes are now open. further north on 95, a new accident they could impact your ride. northbound 95 at the fort mchenry, a disabled vehicle and the right tube. eastern avenue and 95, an accide
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Jul 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
covers the campaign for us. he's traveling with the candidate here in london to start us off. boy, this got interesting in a hurry. >> sometimes a small thing concerning a big deal, brian, especially overseas. mitt romney certainly did not expect this when he planned his trip to london and now on the eve of the opening ceremony he spent the day on the defensive. it wasn't the cheering british welcome mitt romney was hoping for. >> mitt romney has turned on the charm during his visit to britain by questioning the country's ability to host the olympic games. >> reporter: but the message that he wanted to get out on this trip has been obscured. >> if he is here to make a friend he's got a funny way of showing it. >> reporter: criticism explode onondaga newspaper headlines. "the guardian," "the times," and the telegraph fired off this commentary. mitt romney is perhaps the only politician that could start a trip that was supposed to be a charm offensive by being utterly devoid of charm and mildly offensive. touring the olympic park in london this morning prime minister david cameron weighed
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Jul 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
, 2012, united states air force brass been here all morning helping us celebrate and entertaining our crowd. great way to kick off independence day holiday here on the plaza. i'm natalie morales along with lovely and charming willie geist. >> what you can't see at home, natalie just conducted. >> i'm an air force brat so that song does something to me. >> rain flowing through, fireworks. >> getting ready. coming up, steals and deals, our july 4th edition, we're going patriotic. here with up to 70% on jewelry, leather, travel bags, pastamakers and other great items all at exclusively great prices for you, our "today" viewer. >> that sounds like a good deal. i've got another good deal. how about traveling the world for free. >> better deal. >> we'll meet a guy who did it by taking on odd-jobs along the way to pay for the journey. wait until you hear what the guy did. >> later, if you find yourself suddenly in the spirit for throwing a backyard bash, we'll help you out. we've got food and drink ideas, patriotic decorations, last-minute ideas for today's holiday. first let's get a check o
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Jul 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
spending a good portion of their morning with us, we want to tell you that i'm matt lauer, along with savannah guthrie and al roker. we have one of the biggest superstars and. she's an extremely busy lady, the mother of four wins, she's got a new movie out tomorrow, she has tours and records. she makes all her own clothes -- maybe not all of her own clothes. we're going to catch up with j-lo coming up in just a little while. >> and we have our in-house celebrities who are here to talk about the hot topic of the day, and morgan freeman, the famous actors, an obama supporter, has made comments about the president's race that some people say have raised some eyebrows. and then is it appropriate to hug in the workplace? >> only at times. >> well, we'll get into that. we voted yet. >> and the answer to a lot of wardrobe problems for ladies. the little white tee. we'll tell you how to dress it up and dress it down. and we are looking for today's best home chef. we want to you submit your best barbecue side dish, coleslaw, beans, corn on the cobb. not a hard one -- >> potato salad. >> corn w
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Jul 13, 2012 6:30pm EDT
>>> on the broadcast tonight, on the record mitt romney sits down with us one-on-one trying to set things straight after an ugly war of words over his business career. chemical weapons on the move in syria. where are they headed and why? u.s. officials are concerned as the violence there explodes. two weeks out and a lot of opening jitters in london. a massive show of force before the games begin. and here at home, growing controversy over those american olympic uniforms made in china. tonight the folks at ralph lauren are announcing a change. and making a difference for children in some of the toughest places on earth. a one woman dynamo still going strong at 90. a one woman dynamo still going strong at 90. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. mitt romney planned all along to run for president based on his private sector business experience. at the same time the obama campaign has had months to prepare an attack on mitt romney based on just that his private sector business experience. just today this issue and romney's past in
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Jul 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
allows us to move forward palaver tillery on growing the city. >> it all started in of -- to move forward collaborative .inly >> when you filed this lawsuit to call attention to the devastating consequences of the fair lending crisis, you got the attention of the federal government and you got the attention of the nation. >> wells fargo did not admit liability in the case and issued a statement late this afternoon about the agreement. wells fargo is settling the matter because we believe it is in the best interest of our team members, cuss words, committee, and investors to avoid a long and costly fight and we will devote resources to continue into the country's housing recovery. officials say there are still details to be worked out, but they hope to complete the restitution process for individual victims within the coming year. kai reed, wbal-tv 11 news. >> one day after his approved raise and contract extension ignited vigorous debate and protests, city fire chief james clackum is making a pledge to the firefighters union. he is proposing devoting his entire paycheck. the contract exte
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Jul 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
very sophisticated tests used and the state hospital is hypersensitive to the issue of are we being played by a defendant here? >> reporter: holmes is back in solitary now in the county jail. his next court appearance next monday will be for formal charges against him and then perhaps a month or two after that the formal arraignment at which time he will enter a plea -- guilty, not guilty, or not guilty by reason of insanity. >> mike taibbi starting us off from the courthouse, centennial, colorado tonight. mike, thanks. >>> as we heard families of some of the victims were in that courtroom today. nbc's kate snow has an update on the survivors and more on some of those who lost their lives. kate, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, brian. last night there was a huge vigil here, a prayer vigil. thousands of people sang "amazing grace" together united in pain. they're trying to heal together but today many of them took time out to confront their nightmare. david sanchez was supposed to be at a maternity ward this morning awaiting the birth of his grandson. >> we never thoug
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Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
are doing. he is moving along. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. michael phelps, setting the all- time record. when you consider him the greatest olympian of all time. if not, who is? join us on our facebook page or send an e-mail to water cooler. if you missed out on any of the olympic games over the weekend, we have you covered. wbal-tv project wbaltv.com -- wbaltv.com. you can read the profiles of all dealing kids here from maryland. >> in other news, construction is set to begin today. the first will be put in place downtown later this morning. an indycar driver will be on hand. 170 miles per hour. organizers of the race plan to fully begin construction. tickets for the event are on sale. baltimore police are getting ready for a changing of the guard. >> to retire after five years of the city's top cop. >> the commissioner announced in may that he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the forest. alas five of those as police commissioner. -- above last five of those as police commissioner. they had the fewest number of homicides in 35 years. he
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Jul 11, 2012 2:05am EDT
july 10th. we are so glad you're with us today. >> how are you? >> you know what you're looking like? like you're getting ready for the olympics. i know you're not wearing ralph lauren, but it's that look. it's going to be crisp. >> i don't know if you recall, but you and i have been banned from the olympic games. >> actually, we'll start a whole thing on our facebook. >> about what? >> because people want to see you at the olympics, don't you? i personally am far too busy with important things, but i think hoda needs to go, doggone it. she needs to go and represent egypt at the olympics. >> what's the point? >> we need you guys to go to our facebook. we want thousands to go to say yes we need us some hoda. >> why am i going? what am i doing? >> what do you mean? you can get in trouble for two weeks. i'm thinking about you. i'm concerned about you with that much time off. you never had it in your life. >> i know. does this mean to go and work or have fun? >> no. you're going to work. we want your suggestions. >> what a nice way to begin. all right. let's move on to the tom cruise and
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Jul 21, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the shotgun is widely used by $0 hunters. only the semiautomatic rifle is restricted. five states ban it's sale, new york, new jersey, connecticut and massachusetts, california is the 5th. both the rival and the 100 magazine found at the scene would have been illegal under the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004. >> members of congress and ledge laters across this country should not be afraid of the nra and should be standing up to say we are going to do something you still have a right to own a gun but we can help people. defenders of gun rights say this will not end mass shooters. >> putting restrictions on the law-abiding wouldn't have much impact in this case. >> officials say the weapons used in friday's shooting were purchased legally starting in may and ending in two weeks ago in gun stores in the denver area. >> even the rumor on restrictions caused a run on am nation weeks ago. a powerful reminder of why congress is unlikely to do anything. >> still ahead as we continue on this saturday. stepped up security at theaters across the country amid a lot of jittery nerves.
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Jul 15, 2012 11:00am EDT
get healthier. but that can be a challenge, especially because a lot of us like eating in places where food is fast and cheap. nicole tells us why some fast food can be a fast route to health problems later in life. >> i like cheeseburgers and fries. >> i'd have to say french fries. i like french fries. >> if i could find a really good hamburger... >> my favorite fast food would be onion rings because they're just really delicious. >> it tastes great, and it's pretty affordable. so what's the problem? >> well, there is a problem, but only if we're eating too often in fast-food restaurants, or we're making choices that aren't as healthy for us in a fast-food restaurant. yes, notoriously, fast food can be high in fat, calories, sodium, and missing some other great nutrients. >> colleen thompson and ellen shanley are dieticians -- experts in nutrition, especially when it comes to fast food. they even wrote a book about it, "fueling the teen machine." >> we thought that teens were at a point where they're really inquisitive about things, and food and nutrition happens to be one of th
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Jul 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
tragic shooting in aurora, colorado as officials try to figure out if the alleged gunman used taxpayer money, intended for his education, to fund his rampage. >>> a killer whale attacking his trainer in 2006. a man dragged by his foot and held under water. incredibly he survived. we'll tell you why these images just released. >>> team "today" in the uk. with opening ceremonies a few days away we've all made our way to london today, july 25th, 2012. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," countdown to the olympic games with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from olympic games with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from london, england. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. my third day here in london during the buildup to the summer olympic games. we're standing here at the tower of london. behind me the famed tower bridge with the olympic ring hanging beneath it as this city gets prepared to welcome the world here in just a couple of days. now, savann
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Jul 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
about the notorious spf. ♪ >> these two getting sun burned. no joke. having no problem using more sunscreen than they probably need. that's funny. five minutes past the hour? now back to stephanie. check of the spf forecast. >> it is hot out here. only 78. feels like 178. never too hot for a concert. too hot. are you guys hot over here. it is hot out here. not only new york, but across a big chunk of the country we are seeing heat advisories. current temperatures already at the early hour in the 80s across the middle of the country. >> good morning.the afternoon expect very little changed today. temperatures will be close to 100 this afternoon. a slight chance for some thumbs-up. >> five, four -- >> tamron, everyone giving a thumbs-up out here, the concert. >> all right, stephanie, thank you. this morning on "today's" beauty products, too good to be true. beauty expert and founder of beauty.com, cosmetics that work miracles on skin and hair. good morning. good to see you. these are tested. we know it's a good thing. >> i test tons of products to find out what really works. a lot o
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Jul 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
program will also be placed on probation for five years. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is your reaction to the ncaa sanctions headed down to penn state university? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> police officers investigating a late-night shooting. the shooting happened on mccain avenue. homicide detectives are now investigating due to the severity of the injuries. sensing for a man convicted in the shooting of a dentist. a person testified that she paid $25,000 to kill the doctor. >> the aclu wants to end battles between police officers and citizens who pullout there cell phones to record police officers. nadia ramdass has the details. >> good morning. this spurs from a situation the lead to a lawsuit that the u.s. department of justice got involved. a man and a baltimore city police department. a man was arrested for allegedly assaulting somebody at a ticket counter. a witness said he recorded the arrest on his cell phone. police seized the phone. >> as long as they ar
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Jul 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
caffeine. in the early morning hours, most of us have one or two cups a day. more than half of americans drink coffee at least once a day. you add to that the jolt we get from tea, maybe a glass of soda during the day. what about that 2:00 p.m. jolt we need. how do you know when you've had too much caffeine. joy bauer will be here to answer questions. >> i think if you can see through your eyelids, too much caffeine. >> that's bad. >> your summer gift guide. we have ideas for every occasion, whether a hostess gift or baby gift. great, thoughtful ideas, if you're on a budget. >>> what will olympians be wearing? we'll get a sneak peek of what olympians will be wearing in just seven days. the outfits team usa will be sporting during the olympic opening ceremony. >> should be fun. natalie standing by at the news desk. good morning, natalie. >> good morning, everyone. the bush era tax cuts for middle class take center stage on the campaign trail as president obama pushes to extend those lower rates for americans making less than $250,000 a year. the move would not extend tax breaks for wealth
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Jul 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
southwest wind at 3 miles an hour and the inner harbor, they're not clocking us at a temperature right now. there was one a minute ago. all of a sudden, it disappeared. the inner harbor is in the low 80's this morning the last time i looked at it which was about 10 minutes ago. we'll talk more about where the heat is going today. i don't think you're going to like it. forecast ahead. >> it could be record breaking so how that could factor into your plans this weekend is our story this morning. >> 11 news reporter sheldon dutes has more on how it's affecting major events this weekend. >> the heat has gotten so bad the city's board of estimates held an emergency meeting over the phone to extend the mayor's executive order that declared the city in a state of emergency. >> all in favor say aye. all opposed nay. the motion carries. >> the marash you'd the executive order as a result of the board's vote, the city will remain in a state of emergency for another week and will be eligible for federal money to help with recovery efforts. in the meantime, crews are braving the heat near bank sta
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Jul 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
seven day forecast in a few minutes. stay with us. >> the heat is our big story. with it staying so hot for so long, officials are warning of potential dangers. >> 11 news reporter sheldon dutes has more on the heat related illnesses to watch out for. >> these kids didn't need anyone to tell them how hot it is. >> cools you off! >> it's like a relief because we're finally not hot no more! >> and the little ones weren't the only ones to cool down. >> i come out here to cool off real quick. >> ice, ice, ice, ice! ice! >> over at the african-american festival near m&t bank stadium, the heat was just as stifling. >> throw it on the cement and it's going to cool. >> doing the water, this will add at least 10 to 20 degrees to this temperature that's outside. >> even with all the bottled water, air conditioned tent and these misting zones, it just wasn't enough to keep everyone cool. by 6:00 p.m., firefighters say they treated between 15 and 20 people for heat-related illnesses at the festival and with 10 reported heat-related deaths around the state, health officials are urging everyone t
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Jul 24, 2012 9:00am EDT
to work on that. >> absolutely. >> matt, we've been enjoying you quizzing us on olympic trivia. got us thinking how well do you know your olympics. a question for you. what is the olympic -- >> you know what, can i interrupt for a second. >> no. >> no, no, nastia liukin has a wardrobe malfunction, i'm going to have to go. >> wow. >> no, no, no, mr. lauer. >> all right. go ahead. give it your best shot. >> what is the olympic motto in latin, please. >> in latin. >> higher, faster, stronger. >> that's called english. >> i have no idea in latin. highere, strongere. >> no, if you'd studied you'd find it on 32. i have my book. >> when was it introduced actually. that's another good question, which olympics? >> when was what, the motto introduced? >> the motto. >> the motto, today's first family was introduced back in 1992, i believe. >> it is swifter, faster, stronger. >> you're right, it is. it is. >> swifter, faster, stronger. >> all right. swiftly take it back to new york. >> kind of a letdown because he knew the motto. it's annoying. >> we'll stump him. >> we'll check in later. meant
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Jul 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with more on this. tracie, good morning to you. >> hi, lynn. good morning, everyone. it's not just democrats as you mentioned who want to see more of what romney has earned in recent years but now prominent republicans as well. mississippi's governor and alabama's govern calling on him to release those returns. no word from the romney camp that any further release is on the way, and they are not alone. texas governor rick perry, a former republican rival says that romney should be as open as possible. meantime on the other side we've got republicans criticizing the obama campaign for what they're saying about mitt romney. john mccain calls the campaign disgraceful for targeting those tax returns and romney's time with bain. he calls it chicago-style sleazy campaigning and saying the focus should be on the $5 trillion added to the deficit. meantime former new hampshire governor says that he shouldn't have said that president obama needs to learn to be an american. what he really meant is he needs to learn the american formula for business
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Jul 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
live with more. what can you tell us? >> firefighters think it may have started in the kitchen door back bedroom of the home. it is located on the bay community in anne arundel land happened this morning. they saw the flames and smoke coming through the roof. while the firefighters were searching the home, they found the body of a woman inside. they say she died from her injuries and was pronounced dead at the screen. -- at the scene. they had to travel way to get water to help stop the fire. >> this is extremely stressful which is why we bring in extra personnel to compensate. >> this is the second fatal fire in anne arundel. the results of the fire last week, they went door-to-door passing out smoke alarms and checking them in the home. but they do not think the smoke alarms were an issue in this most recent fire. >> two firefighters issue -- work injured at this blaze of started in a three-story apartment building. part of the building actually collapsed while they were trying to put out the flames. 40 people are now displaced. they're thankful no one was injured. >> we all got o
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Jul 5, 2012 3:00am EDT
use earnings season to put it in perspective. because most of you who watch this show are not the day traders that really hijack a lot of the thinking. you're not trying to game a given quarter. because it becomes so difficult to predict, and often the initial moves aren't even accurate because of the press coverage, or because something is nasty in the overall market, because of europe or something involved in the election. in other words, other than for those who are shorting or going long stocks ahead of the quarter, these earnings reports need a context to make you money. they can't be relied upon anymore because they aren't as predictive of future behavior as they once were. they are a piece of the puzzle, a part of the mosaic. but they're only one of many important parts of what predicts where a stock will go over the intermediate term. that tends to be the focus that i teach about on the show. and it is a teaching show, because i want you to know the metrics i'm using to pick stocks i talk about and recommend here, and with my charitable trust, which you can follow along. i
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Jul 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. baltimore could use the rain all across the state. we will continue to talk about that when we come back. >> the county police chief is retiring after receiving a no- confidence vote from the police union over accusations that he was not doing anything about the abuse of police details. major pamela davis will lead the department until a replacement can be found. she holds a master's degree from johns hopkins and is a graduate of the fbi academy. she will be the first female chief of police for this department. >> i think it is a good interim step. and in the long term, because of what the department is going through, and because there will be more investigations, they probably need to do a national search. >> the chase retirement is effective august 1st. the city board of estimate approved a pay raise and a new contract for fire chief james clack. the new contract gives him a more than 3% increase each year for the next five years. not everything went in the mayor's favre at the meeting. there was sparring over the city phone system. blake wasrawlings' accused of going around
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Jul 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
getting away from that hot sticky pattern and at least today, most of us spend the day without any thunderstorms. look outside right now and you can see temperatures mainly around 70 degrees. we've got 72 in catonsville and 70 in randallstown. much more of those you get downtown. 77 is current temperature at the inner harbor. forecast for today, mostly sunny skies. just a few clouds by the afternoon. it's going to be warm in the mid to upper 80's but a little less humid so it actually feels quite comfortable. this is back to normal temperatures for this time of the year. later today, there may be an isolated storm that pops up. we'll tell you where when we come back in the seven-day forecast. >> well, day two of the summer olympics and the u.s. already has five medals under its belt. >> more swimming today plus two americans try to set records. tracie potts is in london this morning with more on today's competition. >> so far, the games belong to 'ryan lochte. >> 'ryan lochte is back in the water today after winning gold in the 400 meter individual medley with a comfortable three s
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Jul 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
. a spokesman for the team said it is privately funded. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think in matters whether team usa's olympic uniforms are made in the united states? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> privately funded means taxpayers are not footing the bill. >> 5:10. local businesses are outraged by proposed zoning trend. >> it may be the time to buy a home. >> reports of a truck fire on the west side. we will let you know if you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a smooth ride around the area. of a vehicle fire every 70 and we're finding out it is not there. if you head out on the j.f.x., 52 miles per hour traveling down towards coldspring. the rest of the major roadways around the airport are checking out fine. we start with the west side at security. no sign of any s
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Jul 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
need a good night's sleep. woman: which means a little heat to keep us warm. and a good dose of support for my back. some over-the-top comfort couldn't hurt. and our perfect dream factory's been built. you're feeling sleepy already? nighty-night. [giggling] >> welcome back. 77 degrees downtown at the maryland science center appeared the humidity has gone down significantly. it will be a comfortable day. 68 in parkton and westminster. 69 degrees in jarrettsville. lots of sunshine and maybe if you clouds. temperature will make it up to 87 degrees. it will feel very comfortable. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes >> the wall that once stood behind the statue of joe paterno has been demolished. construction workers took down the backdrop tuesday one day after the war unprecedented sanctions against the school. the punishment includes a $60 million fine and erasing all the schools winds from 1998 to 2011. lin was the first american catholic official charged with allegedly covering up child abuse. his defense said he was under strict orders not to rem
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Jul 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
at 7:00 p.m. tonight. stay tuned for the opening ceremony. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what event or f. lee are you most looking forward to watching during the london olympics? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> police are investigating a late night crash that closed down the in the loop of the beltway for several hours. the crash happened just before 11:00 p.m. in towson. the crash involved a vehicle and tractor-trailer. one person was trapped inside a vehicle. as many as 20 residents could be looking for a new place to live this morning after a fire. it took close to two hours to put the flames out. a firefighter suffered a blow to the head. he was taken to shock trauma. >> police are looking for possible victims of a man who faces several sexual assault charges. police say steven podles is engaged in sexual activity with a boy. jennifer franciotti has the latest on the investigation. very disturbing story. >> this app called grindr is a same-sex dating app for men. i
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Jul 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
. kusa's jays larson is with us by phone. >> good morning, matt. i am at the scene of an apartment complex where it is being searched at this moment we believe. s.w.a.t. team is out here. if i can set the scene for you, i know on the telephone -- think of a city block blocked off on both sides by police cars and in the very center of the block i believe is kind of where we're seeing the s.w.a.t. team staging. we haven't seen them actually go into this apartment complex at all. we're just seeing them staging out there waiting. we're also not sure whether or not there is a concern inside the building, whether they're just checking things out. we're told they're asking people to evacuate the area but we don't know how many people are being asked -- >> this is a result of the fact that according to reports when this alleged gunman was taken into custody he told police that there might be, a, explosives in another part of the theater. he might have some explosives components in his car and at his home. >> you know, when we talked to people on the scene here, they have a look of grave co
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Jul 7, 2012 1:00pm EDT
football, baseball, or hockey -- you should use a plastic eye shield. for other sports where you may get hit in the eye, goggles might be the ticket. if you swim, goggles that are watertight are a good idea. chemicals like chlorine can damage your cornea. >> i do track, so i don't need any eye protection for that. >> actually, you probably do. outdoor sports like track and skiing expose your eyes to the sun's harmful ultraviolet light. so look for goggles that give full protection against uva and uvb rays. >> my sister and i really love to go on the moguls. those bumps go really fast. >> hannah was wearing glasses under her ski goggles. she thought she was protected, but she wasn't. >> and then i just fell. one of my sides of the glasses that connects to your ear, it just broke off. >> when you're playing sports, and you're wearing glasses underneath your goggles, if you get hit in the face, the goggles can get compressed and then compress the glasses. the lenses are usually shatterproof, but the frames can break, and a broken frame near the eye can certainly damage the eye. >> that'
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Jul 3, 2012 3:00am EDT
too lazy to shop at whole foods. i like to empower you. that starts with teaching you the tricks i use to pick great stocks and trade them like a pro. methods that served me well for over 30 years of investing that allowed me to generate a 24% annual return after fees at my old hedge fund. these skills refresh this show and guide me as i manage my own charitable trust which you can follow at actionownersplus.com where i tell you everything before i ever pull the trigger. [ gunshot ] so let's get rolling. i identify cramerica names, the stocks that could but don't always end up on the show is by watching the stocks that appear on a new high list. stocks from the list, the highest of the high, have to have something going for them. that's especially true when the market is in difficult shape as only the best of the best hit new highs when the market is falling apart. what does it tell you when a stock is on the new high list. either that it's part of a bull market or maybe a cohort of it or the company itself has serious momentum. no matter how they get there, many stocks in the new high
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